525 Brannan Street, Suite 300
San Francisco, California CA 94107

The fourth Wed. of the month is the free monthly gathering of online community managers, enthusiasts, and innovators to meet and discuss tools and strategies for building and managing effective communities. http://www.meetup.com/octribe/calendar/13319849

This month we're excited to have speaker, Ben Rigby from The Extraordinaries, the micro-volunteering network. Ben will discuss his work developing the Extraordinaries platform as a means of crowd sourcing virtual communities using mobile technology. Ben's presentation will lead into an informal, interactive discussion with in-person and virtual participants.

RSVP to come join us--and in the meantime, get the Extraordinaries app on your iphone and check out what you can do to help the micro-volunteering cause!

Here are all the ways you can take part in the event! Feel free to participate in any and all of these ways:

Follow the action on Twitter: hashtag: #ocrsf and via TweetChat.

Participate virtually in the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life (slurl to location in Second Life): http://slurl.com/secondlife/Plush%20Nonprofit%20Commons/88/126/26 You can see a step-by-step guide for how to participate in Second Life.

Join the San Francisco Online Community MeetUp group on Facebook

Speaker Bio: Ben Rigby has spent the last fifteen years developing youth-focused Web and mobile phone software for non-profits and top brand-name companies. Rigby has won numerous awards and coverage in publications such as Newsweek, the New York Times, Washington Post, and USA Today. He is the author of "Mobilizing Generation 2.0," a guide for organizations seeking to use Web 2.0 technologies to reach youth. In 2008, he co-founded The Extraordinaries, which allows people to volunteer on-demand and on-the-spot using mobile phones and the Web.

Beverage Sponsor: Drinks generously donated by Hansen’s Natural SF.

Event Details:

When: Wednesday, July 28, 7-9 PM Pacific

Where: TechSoup Headquarters < http://www.meetup.com/SF-Online-Community-Report/calendar/10731106/> 525 Brannan Street 3rd floor San Francisco, CA 94107

RSVP: RSVP http://www.meetup.com/octribe/calendar/13319849 to the MeetUp group . You can also join the San Francisco Online Community Report MeetUp group on Facebook

Official Website: http://www.meetup.com/octribe/calendar/13319849

Added by tscommunity on July 7, 2010